In Defense of Ska Ep 40: David McWaneListen now (88 min) | By now, most of us know that ska wasn’t dead in the 2000s. But it was uncool. Really uncool. Bands were fleeing from the scene, a…
In Defense of Ska Ep 39: Max Collins of Eve 6Listen now (83 min) | Up until last year, alt-rock group Eve 6 was best known for their hit 1998 single, “Inside Out,” or as some people refer to it, “…
In Defense of Ska Ep 38: Augusta KochListen now (65 min) | Augusta Koch’s first band was called The Blue Bananas, a ska band. They had a few originals and performed a Choking Victim song. …
Did you know that Steve Douglas, ie “Balsac The Jaws Of Death” from the band GWAR, currently plays guitar in Australian ska/punk band The Resignators? …
In Defense of Ska Ep 37: Homer FlynnListen now (81 min) | Avant-garde band The Residents have spent the last five decades anonymously creating music that is at times unsettling, goofy, bi…
In Defense of Ska Ep 36: Mike ParkListen now (83 min) | Asian Man Records will be remembered as one of the best outlets for ska-punk in the 90s, with bands like Slapstick, MU330, Slow G…
In Defense of Ska Ep 35: Kenneth PartridgeListen now (67 min) | The 90s was a weird time for mainstream music. After Nirvana and the “Grunge” scene blew up, major labels were on the prowl for t…
In Defense of Ska Ep 34: Angelo MooreListen now (83 min) | A couple of years before ska broke on the radio, Fishbone—who was on Columbia Records at the time—released arguably the greatest …
August was an amazing month in In Defense of Ska land. Can you believe the guests we’re getting for this show? If you haven’t listened to all of them, …
In Defense of Ska Ep 33: Jessica LipskyListen now (70 min) | Soul music has never gone away, but different versions of it come and go. In 2007, when Sharon Jones, 51 at the time, released he…
In Defense of Ska Ep 32: Ian FidanceListen now (76 min) | Why is it that most stand-up comedians pretend that they hate ska? We all know that they’re big nerds, so why don’t they relish i…
In Defense of Ska Ep 31: Brad Logan & John GentileListen now (93 min) | Leftover Crack is a band of dumpster-diving, drug-abusing, cop-hating crust punks…so begins the opening section in the book Archi…